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  • 31 August 2019

    On August 30th 2019 employees of the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Jakarta took part in the opening of INDONESIA CONTEMPORARY CERAMIC BIENNALE 2019, organized by artistic group Jatiwangi Art Factory in cooperation with Polish artists.

    At the invitation of Mr Krzysztof Łukomski, curator of art and artistic events, the exhibition was also attended by Ms Paulina Kűhling – singer, composer, activist; Ms Olga Milczyńska – lecturer at the Poznan School of Form, graduate of the Design and Conservation Department at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts and Ms Alicja Wysocka – social activist and author of the Pamoja Goods project.

     

     

    The group Jatiwangi Art Factory (JaF) originates from the small village of Jatisura, Jatiwangi District, located in West Java. For 10 years, it has been running activation program for local community through activities in the fields of: visual arts; music; film and photography; workshops on creating musical instruments out of clay and designing simple solutions and tools for the community, with using literally everything ,,within hand reach”. Creators of the group maintain strong identity of this place based on ceramic and agrarian heritage associated with rice cultivation. Since 2008 JaF has been cooperating with the local government of the village of Jatisura in conducting research and experiments using modern participation techniques through art.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    So far, as a part of artistic cooperation between Poland and Indonesia some cultural events were organized, among others: public program combined with exhibition titled ,,Gotong Royong. Things we do together” at the CSW Ujazdowski Castle and Cross-Sectional Exhibition of Polish Contemporary Art at the National Gallery in Jakarta in 2016.

     

     

     

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